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Financial Accountant

Company: North State Bank
Location: Raleigh
Posted on: November 23, 2021

Job Description:

A strong, independent community bank, North State has served customers for 20 years and counting. Headquartered in Raleigh, North Carolina, with offices in Wake and New Hanover counties, the Bank was built on and practices the core values of integrity, hard work, fairness, teamwork, and consistency. We believe it's our calling to add value to the lives of those we serve and to do so with a spirit of friendship. We are a full-service bank with focused divisions for mortgage, government lending, leasing, and the community association management industry.North State Bank has an exciting opportunity for a Financial Accountant located on our corporate campus in North Raleigh. The Financial Accountant is responsible for general corporate and mortgage-related accounting responsibilities and specified reconciliations.Essential Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Assists with monitoring liquidity and funds management as well as facilitating debt payments in a timely manner.
  • Assists with the purchase, sale, and pledging of investment securities.
  • Assists with annual summary of deposits and property tax listings.
  • Assists with the month end close process as well as recording journal entries.
  • Assists with implementing and monitoring internal controls within the finance department.
  • Understands and prepares daily and monthly reconciliations with a risk-management mindset.
  • Assists with managing the integrity, accuracy, and completeness of the mortgage database in MS Access as well as verifying and entering daily mortgage closings and funding, ensuring that both outgoing and incoming wires are accurate.
  • Assists with reviewing the daily reconciliation of loans held for sale (HFS).
  • Handles appraisal payment processes, downloads appraisal invoices, posts mortgage payments accurately in the system of record, assists with the creation of weekly/monthly mortgage reports that are sent to management, and assists with mortgage online inquiries.
  • Learns GAAP, FHA, and HUD reporting and audit responsibilities and assists with preparing information for internal and external audits.
  • Monitors, researches, and resolves unsettled borrower account balances.
  • Stays abreast of current compliance, regulatory, and GAAP issues impacting the banking and mortgage industries.
  • Other duties as assigned.Qualifications (Includes education, certifications, experience, etc.):
    • Bachelor's Degree in Accounting; or an equivalent combination of education and experience.
    • CPA or in process of obtaining CPA license preferred.
    • Minimum of three years of related accounting experience, preferably in a financial institution.
    • Knowledge of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP), advanced math and accounting skills.
    • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
    • Proficiency with Microsoft Excel, Word and Access.
      North State Bank provides competitive compensation and an excellent, flexible benefits program. With North State Bank benefits, you have the flexibility to choose what's right for you and your family. We hope you will see it comes down to one simple truth: North State Bank is a great place to work!North State Bank is an equal opportunity employer and gives consideration for qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, age, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status. VEVRRA Contractor.

Keywords: North State Bank, Raleigh , Financial Accountant, Accounting, Auditing , Raleigh, North Carolina

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